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The runaway quilt : an Elm Creek quilts novel

Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Sylvia Compson discovers evidence of her ancestors' involvement with the Underground Railroad, it raises the historical issue of the use of quilts as a method of signalling fugitive slaves.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Chiaverini
ISBN: 0743222261 9780743222266
OCLC Number: 48466827
Description: 329 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer Chiaverini.
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A fourth novel in the popular Elm Street Quilters series explores a question that has long captured the imagination of quilters and historians alike: Did stationmasters on the Underground Railroad  Read more...

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"One of the most compelling storytellers I've read.... This is a series that has touched my heart. Chiaverini makes her characters and plots so real readers feel as if they've stepped back in time." Read more...

 
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